EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition ban

EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition ban

The European Union won’t issue a ban on facial recognition tech, as it once proposed, the Financial Times reports. In a previous draft of a paper on artificial intelligence, the European Commission suggested a five-year moratorium on facial recognition, so th…

‘OurMine’ group hijacks Twitter accounts for Olympics and FC Barcelona

No, the OurMine group isn’t done defacing high-profile sites. Twitter has confirmed reports that OurMine hijacked accounts for both the Olympics and FC Barcelona on February 15th, using the opportunity to make a less-than-sincere offer to “improve your [accou…

What is the Titan Security Module?

You’ll find Titan Security chips in Pixel phones, 2FA security keys, and Google’s servers. Here’s how they all work together to keep your data safer. You might have heard about Google’s Titan security chain. It’s an idea that started for use in servers, then …

Schiff: Even Alan Dershowitz doesn’t buy Alan Dershowitz ‘s argument

Impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff responds to an argument from President Donald Trump’s legal counsel which asserts that even if former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s account was true, Trump had not committed an impeachable offense.

Trump’s pattern of turning on his officials

President Donald Trump blasted former national security adviser John Bolton in a series of tweets, despite praising Bolton only weeks prior. CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how it follows a similar pattern for Trump and officials he hired.

Prosecutors seek denial of Michael Flynn’s request to change his guilty plea

The Justice Department has doubled down on its prosecution of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, amid the debacle over the Trump administration softening its stance in court toward Roger Stone, another close associate of President Donald Trump.

Analyst: Zelensky was trying to address a PR problem

CNN national security analyst Samantha Vinograd outlined why Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky strongly rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that Ukraine is corrupt during an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.

I Lost Nine Years of Photos by Locking Myself Out of My Google Account

I normally use this weekly column to answer people’s technology-themed questions. This week, I’m taking a slight departure, because I think sharing a reader’s story is important—even though there’s not really much I, nor Google, can do in the case of her lock…

Experiment Reel March 2012!.?.!All of what you see is resampled by filming a TV or display. Includes elements of discovered monitoring footage, some video portraits and also live video clip card circuit bending.

Anonymland – a short animation

As long as we share our individual details with third celebrations, this term will be more included in our lives. We are heading in the direction of a future where we will certainly be ready to pay the costs to gain more personal privacy. What if this luxury of privacy starts to be commercialized in the future?

Did the Saudis Play a Role in 9/11? Here’s What We Found

Did the Saudis Play a Role in 9/11? Here’s What We Found

Investigators continued to investigate Saudi links to 9/11 even after high-level officials discounted connections.

The Saudi Connection: Inside the 9/11 Case That Divided the F.B.I.

A small team of agents spent years investigating whether one of Washington’s closest allies was involved in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. This is their story.

Justice Dept. Says Facts Did Not Justify Continued Wiretap of Trump Aide

The revelation was the latest to underscore the flaws in the F.B.I.’s surveillance of Carter Page.

Why the software we use is designed to violate our privacy

In such situations, the exchange of customer information for complimentary solutions is well known, at least to many savvy customers. Numerous other items do not collect our private information.

Rather, they silently promote and allow information collection by various other celebrations. Unsurprisingly, the default worths for most of the devices we utilize have actually been picked to assure that most consumers will be tracked, and their individual data analyzed. Personal privacy does not come. This talk combines behavior business economics, recognition of Internet organisation versions, as well as a healthy and balanced dose of fear to assess among the key factors we have so little personal privacy online- because it would certainly limit the revenues of those whose totally free products and solutions we use. Chris held this talk at DeepSec 2011.